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Ebola and Marburg Virus (Hardcover)

Author: Smith, Tara C.

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Ebola virus and Marburg virus are related viruses that cause hemorrhagic fevers?illnesses marked by severe bleeding, organ failure, and, in many cases, death. These viruses are native to Africa, where sporadic outbreaks have occurred for decades. Ebola and Marburg Virus, Second Edition takes a look at the nature and origins of these viruses, transmission, treatment, and current vaccine research.

Chapters include:

  • A Modern Plague
  • The Emergence of Marburg Virus
  • Ebola in Africa and Beyond
  • Characteristics of Filoviruses
  • Ecology of the Viruses
  • Detection and Treatment
  • Developing a Vaccine
  • Other Hemorrhagic Fevers.


Publisher Chelsea House Pub
Mfg Part# 9781604132526
SKU 212704023
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1604132523
Release Date 11/30/2010
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